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Historical Marker:

Shiloh Cemetery


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Location:
The marker is located about 1.5 miles southwest of Campbell and 1.5 miles northwest of Lincoln Log Cabin State Park at the entrance to Shiloh Cemetery, which is on the east of side Lincoln Highway (County Road 80). The marker is just west of the Church.
Latitude:
39.3875
Longitude:
-88.2367
Dedication Date:
01/01/1934
Dedication By:
State of Illinois

Marker Description:
In Shiloh Cemetery are the graves of Thomas and Sarah Lincoln, father and stepmother of Abraham Lincoln. On January 31, 1861, shortly before assuming the Presidency, Lincoln came here from Springfield to visit his father's grave in company of his stepmother.
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